The Vital Connection
About This Show
A podcast for church leaders to remind us that we are in this together—the great mission of making disciples of Jesus Christ. Directors of the Dakotas-Minnesota Area of The United Methodist Church, interview leaders in the church and community about their ministry experiences and share what they have learned from those experiences.
Most Recent Episode
Episode nine: Andy Bartel on making a good transitions
In this episode, Jeff Pospisil talks with Andy Bartel about what he’s learned about making a good transition into and out of an appointment. Andy is an ordained elder with the Dakotas Conference currently serving St John UMC in Anchorage, Alaska. For a time, he was considered our most itinerant pastor after accepting his fourth different appointment in six years. With all this transition, Andy stated the key to being content is to remember “Every appointment is better than you deserve.” Andy shares a wealth of wisdom that will help pastors and churches make better transitions.
Episodes of This Show
Dec 11, 2017